Jennifer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in working with families, couples, individuals, and teens. She currently works in private practice providing psychotherapy services to those in Monterey County: Pacific Grove, Carmel, Monterey, Seaside, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, and Salinas.
With years of experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of California State University, East Bay, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise, she specializes in working with couples, teens struggling with non-suicidal self-injury, and individuals with chronic health conditions, specializing in patients diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Jennifer has presented on behalf of the National MS Society, and to general audiences speaking on the topics of living your best life with Multiple Sclerosis.
Jennifer has a warm, interactive, yet direct approach in her collaborative work with clients, drawing from training in strengths-based modalities of treatment, such as solution-focused and narrative therapies. Her therapeutic approach aims to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
MS in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy
Licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist #86895
Registered LPCC Intern #717
Vast training in areas of crisis management, suicide prevention, couples communication/therapy, child/play therapy, NSSI/Self-Injury, family of orgin issues, attachment, solution focused, strength-based approaches.
Professional Activities and Memberships:
Member of CAMFT, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member of CAMFT, Monterey Chapter
Past Member of NCGPS, Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, a division of AGPA, American Group Psychotherapy Association
Supporter and Advocate for the National MS Society